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>> the death toll officially climbing in japan. with dozens of people still missing workers are still doing their best to fend off a nuclear meltdown. . >> all that adding to the region feared, just today after another reactor fire at thithe same pla. japanese authorities are trying to calm any fears but cannot rule but the possibility of a meltdown. experts are not seen encouraging signs. . >> this situation is not under control. and yet their casing what i would be considered desperate measures to get control back mud japanese prime minister calling the 9.0 earthquake and the following tsunami the company'zero countrs worst . >> some big news is just a night out of decatur. a company pledging to under $15 million in cash donatindonation . >> @ mazak corp. manufacturing plants and schaumburg are lining tell the people of japan . >> works now under way to get technical support teams from schaumburg to the quake and the tsunami ravaged nation. and the japanese economy running again. mazak parent company is based in japan it's cl has traveled there some 60 times. like a lot of
chicago blackhawks. they tell al an american in japan with his camera rolling. japan's most powerful earthquake advert creating a killer tsunami. breaking at this hour frantic efforts to save hundreds of people trapped are crushed in their homes . >> japan's prime minister categorizes of the quake as it did she really powerful. it did check out this new video you can see for yourself at the wave that followed of the quake sweeping through rice fields and swap meet entire towns in dragging everything in its path. the quake itself 8.9 the waves 30 ft. high. some say that they reached 6 ft. inland. nuclear emergency has been declared. the damage of a broken dam more than 8580 fires. . >> the pictures devastating destruction overwhelming pared on saturday morning brought new images of the aftermath of what is called to the worst in earthquake in japan's history. the initial quake had a magnitude of 8.9 fast-moving fires erupted transit came to a halt and the thousands were evacuated. and then at a tsunami came. massive waves that put homes and, towns, cars under water. radiation
>> with each passing hour the scope of the disaster grows, japan has even more people missing and the threat of a nuclear meltdown continues. >> aid from the u.s. and other countries has arrived, and more help is on the way. the death toll and japan continues to climb. japan's prime minister is calling it the country's worst crisis since world war two, more than 10,000 people are feared dead from the earthquake in tsunami and thousands are still missing. >> he knows where his children are but his wife is not been found yet. >> there are incredible images of survival. on the ground, workers continue to go through rubble but with each passing hour the chances of finding people alive dwindle. >> i decided to make every effort to survive. >> in the hardest-hit areas there is little food and water and limited electricity. power will be rationed off, a desperate situation worsened by the threat of a possible nuclear meltdown. it has caused widespread evacuation. japanese officials have upgraded the earthquake's magnitude to nine. bow. this could be the most expensive disaster in mod
japan's fourth reactor in crisis. rising raw radiation levels. new reports that helicopters are dropping water on that plant. . >> trying to figure out exactly what scorn on and that japanuclr plant . >> experts here in the state's main timeworn of an creasing risk of nuclear dangers . >> the u.s. putting unmanned military drums over japan's nuclear sites to get a clearer picture from above. on the ground on japan heroic workers at the reactor site continue their on-again off-again task of trying to reduce the nuclear threat. tonight dozens of refugees in shelters are being tested for possible contamination and rescue teams searched the snell for survivors. . >> in fact it's very much an international problem many countries advising their citizens to leave japan as quickly as possible. in the face of a possible nuclear meltdown. and this country the source of it heated debate on capitol hill. . >> right now according to your executive director you are doing nothing new. i haven't heard anything appeared i look at what germany is doing a look at what switzerland is due when n
is next. if it >> rescue missions intensify and aid comes rolling into japan s severe damage it rises. there are real concerns about a meltdown. >> japan's top government spokesman says a partial meltdown is likely under way as a second reactor affected by the massive earthquake and tsunami. >> is the fifth largest earthquake recorded in history, and relief efforts in japan have just begun. the first wave of usa help begin arriving on saturday, more aid including equipment and search and rescue teams is expected to arrive sunday. so far more than 3000 people have been rescued. the first one to focus on saving lives and then on the comfort of the evacuees. 9500 residents in one town or on accounted for. aftershocks' reached as high as 6.4 in magnitude. >> there is no food and limited water, i cannot flush the toilet. >> major highways are close, roadways are washed out and phone communication is spotty. >> a very small amount of radiation has been amended into air. >> authorities have evacuated people living within a 12 mi. radius of the plant. the roads recovery is just beginning. >>
for japan also economic. government pumping in $183 million into the financial system. white house expressed confidence in japan's ability to handle a financial aftermath. "we are getting ready to assist the japanese, our friends and allies, in any way we can. " damaged of nuclear reactor complex continue to cost concerns after cooling problems all-out nuclear fuel rods to generate radioactive steam which officials have been trying to control. reactor has now entered the stage where it is being cooled. struggling to find basic necessities. called a " for the first time in four days, drug store by my house had bread. " temperatures expected to drop below freezing their big. >> stories of courage and endurance days after the disaster. sharing a story. making contact with loved ones for the first time. >> people, and american teaching and the japan, ready to come home. made contact with his mother for the first time, horror film. wants out. "no idea how nice it is to hear your voice." mother's fears put to rest. finally connecting. pictures playing over and over again, no comfort when they have
>> in chicago mom missing in an earthquake ravaged japan. the do more than 7000 lives. 11,000 missing. a chicago mother relieved to know her son is survived the earthquake and tsunami. in it appears that a young man in japan has been pulled out alive. . >> to say that she is relieved is a big understatement. for a week since the young had to deal with different reports about her son. she finally got the phone call that she had been desperately waiting for. the last time she had heard from her son was in a facebook message of the day before the earthquake hit. power was out in the city and he was unable to contact his family andin chicago until today. his mother says it's difficult to describe what it felt like to hear is weis . >> i feel great. i would like to think the media and everyone that helped. . >> chorion is a graduathe went t and then stayed on to teach. . >> i am moving here looking at it on tv sunday young says thate isn't sure when her son will be coming to chicago. cnn reporter gary tuchman is the man who found gary him. . >> saturday in japan and we have jus
the u.s. navy should arrive shortly and began pumping fresh water into the damage reactors. japan is urging the tokyo electric co. to be more transparent about the information about the reactors. it is causing people to suffer skin burns from highly radioactive water. >> the situation at the nuclear power plants is still unpredictable. we are trying to prevent it from getting worse we cannot allow ourselves to be optimistic. >> levels of radioactive iodine in sea water up to 19 mi. offshore are 5 to 1200 times higher than normal. there may be some sort of leakage directly into the ocean. the crisis was weighing heavily on the minds of dozens of people who offered their help today at fund-raisers in chicago. >> both fund-raisers today brought out a small crowds but they had big hearts. the japanese american service committee combined classical japanese bands with a bake sale to raise money for tsunami victims. this man performed the kabuki dance she danced in sendai. >> you have to start over from 0. >> the goodies at the bake sale were made by women in the family is affected by
nearly a week into the crisis in japan that there is new hope for avoiding a nuclear meltdown at the stricken plant. helicopters dropping water on the reactors failed to save a yea . >> burst of steam and reactor no. 2. also there is no hope. crews have connected a power cable restoring the electricity should engineers restart upon it was sent coolants over the reactors. there are reports tonight that the u.s. is helping . >> the rhodesian debt levels have dipped. we do not expect hs of radiation to reach the west coast, hawaii and alaska or the u.s. territories in the pacific and not as for america's next and in japa planes arriving fromd chicago and other u.s. cities are chirping radiation detectors jered homeland security are saying that there is no threat as thought earlier . >> all local agencies including the chicago department of aviation and tell reporters the of information needs to come directly from the department of homeland security or u.s. borders and customs. they say as of tonight and there is little cause for concern . >> while watching japan's nuclear crisis
of 5200 american hostages in i ron. he was 85. >> radiation concerns mount in japan were people are worried about the food supplies. >> a local teacher who was working near the epicenter of the japanese earthquake finally made her way home. how about that moon tonight? there's a reason why it is so big. >> there are cloudy skies across much of the area, but there is rain and snow in the week ahead. [ alarm blares ] [ female announcer ] important events can sneak up on you. oh, i am not ready. [ female announcer ] but in two weeks, you could feel ready. introducing yoplait light's two week tune up diet plan. you could lose 5 pounds in 2 weeks when you replace breakfast and lunch with a fruit, grain, and yoplait light. betsy bets. you haven't changed a bit. oh...neither have you... sean. well, yeah. [ female announcer ] go to yoplait.com to start your two week tune up. (laughing through computer) good night, buddy. good morning, dad. (announcer) oreo. milk's favorite cookie. (announcer) oreo. whoa! that leaves lots of pieces behind. that's why there's charmin ultra strong. than th
in japan will be scrapped in a very expensive ordeal reactors 124 are lost causes. the company present was hospitalized today for stress and fatigue. rolling blackouts. japan is part of this addition to van obama says he is not abandoning nuclear energy. he outlined a new energy plan that includes nuclear- powered but emphasizes more efficient fuels. >> the only way for america's energy to supply to be secure is by a permanently reducing our dependence on oil. >> speaking at georgetown university today pushing for the government to buy only vehicles that are electric hybrid or use alternative fuels by 2015. the president stressed there are no quick fixes. more than four decades after his death new information services about the assassination of martin luther king jr.. civil rights leader was gunned down by james earl grey in memphis tennessee. nine boxes of sealed evidence have been uncovered by the archives office. crime scene photos and notes from wrestlers. >> they took some notes with private investigators that they had hired to run down leads and witnesses and so forth and corr
coastal cities within minutes. a reminder of the epic disaster that hit japan 17 days ago now. a brutal attack and a man behind bars chicago police say he is accused of assault a terrible one that took place right near popular landmark. >> you rarely hear of any serious crimes in grant park. it is a busy area full of tourists and residents. what happened there saturday night has many shocked and in disbelief and a man charged with the heinous crime is no stranger to police. 45 year-old cortez foster of chicago is charged with a shocking crime that is caused residents in students near grand park to be on edge. >> shocked. it seems like a tourist on the area. >> robbery was the motive that led to the gruesome attack of the 65 year-old man from the northwest suburb. the victim was walking and 800 block of south michigan avenue around 11:00 when police say foster attacked him beating him about the head and face. after knocking him unconscious in taking his wallet. he then sodomized the man with a tree branch. the victim awoke and manage. he was covered in blood and unable to speak. >> t
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. in the meantime a very difficult balancing act in japan today. nuclear power plant workers tried to keep crippled reactor school while also preventing a radioactive water from leaking into the ocean. they have been pumping in spring water to keep the radioactive fuel from overheating. contaminated water has been out. >> taking heat an anti-abortion group gets blasted over this controversial billboard. >> a broken heart may actually hurt. there maybe a real reason getting dumped is physically painful periods. [ male announcer ] when chips ahoy! real chocolate chips collide with original heath toffee bars every delicious cookie is crammed with chocolatey toffee joy. ♪ ♪ chips ahoy!... [ crunch ] crammed with joy. >> sparks fly over an anti-abortion campaign. a billboard with president obama this picture of the sign reads every 21 minutes our next possible leader is a buoyant aborted. >> obama represents the greatest success and potential of our community. >> the anti-abortion groups had similar complaints with an ad campaign in new york. members plan to put up 30
conflict in the middle east. >> a glimmer of good news from japan need cash other radioactive iodine in tokyo's top water has dropped to levels considered safe for babies. some say hours after their plans to distribute bottled water to tens of thousands of parents around the capital. one day after black smoke forced evacuation. because the smoke remains unknown but may have come from burning oil machinery nearby. >> what happens when the president is locked out of his own house? >> just in the nick of time how lottery winner almost let millions of dollars away. i'm in an martina's good night and the box. >> just one more good reason to do your taxes early you may find a winning lottery ticket. urban poor ski was brought in for his taxes when he found his missing lottery ticket purchased last year to local seven eleven store. it slipped into a file. if not for his early preparation he would not find a ticket in time. the ticket expired at 5:00 today. the truck driver said he has not said what he will do with the money. >> with the price of premium? some of that discipline please
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